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Webb, Rosemary, Ed. – Open University Press, 2006
In this topical book, leading academics in primary education evaluate New Labour's Education policy. They draw on the findings of the latest research to discuss the impact of policies on primary school practice and on the views and experiences of primary school teachers and pupils. Current issues and initiatives are analyzed to identify the extent…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teachers, Students, Educational Change
Thissen-Milder, Mary – Minnesota Department of Education, 2006
Since 1923, Minnesota educators have been engaged in teaching and promoting Physical Education. In 2005, it has become apparent that the 2,500 physical education instructors in Minnesota are in need of a Best Practices document to support quality Physical Education. As a result, this manual has been developed to provide assistance to school…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Physical Activities, Educational Quality, Physical Education
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory NWREL, 2005
This document provides paraeducators with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the content and pedagogy of elementary mathematics. The module serves two purposes: To increase the mathematical proficiency of participating paraprofessionals by engaging them in mathematical activities that are relevant to elementary mathematics. Activities in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Number Concepts, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction
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Dodge, Ellen Pritchard – Topics in Language Disorders, 2004
Speech-language pathologists face many service delivery challenges in school-based settings. Traditionally operating from a disorder model, the school speech-language pathologist rarely takes advantage of the opportunity to work with students who may benefit from enhanced communication skills training. The Communication Lab approach is an 8-week…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Group Instruction, Group Therapy, Classroom Communication